Primary Location Ontario, California
Job Number 1138555
Date posted 12/15/2022
Pharmacy items are dispensed, compounded, procured, stored, and distributed under the direct supervision of a professional pharmacist. consults individuals and medical professionals regarding the use of medicines. As allocated, provides pharmaceutical treatment for patients who are ambulatory or hospitalized. provides pharmaceutical information and product identification to medical staff and patients.
Upholds the policies, procedures, and guiding principles of Kaiser Permanente as well as any relevant local, state, and federal laws. takes into account the patient’s cognitive, physical, emotional, and chronological growth processes when providing care to all age groups that are served. identifies each patient’s requirements in relation to his or her age-specific demands by evaluating data indicative of the patient’s condition, interpreting the pertinent information, and providing the necessary pharmaceutical care in compliance with department policy. Complies with laws, regulations, standards, established policies and procedures, and acceptable professional practices when dispensing, compounding, procuring, storing, packaging, and distributing pharmacy products; demonstrates accountability by signing or initialing prescriptions, batch sheets, or other forms in accordance with established policies and procedures.
Conducts patient interviews to gather information about medication use, allergies, and sensitivities; records the information in the patient’s medical record or pharmacy information system, as necessary; informs patients about the use of related devices and the coordination of medication therapy with diet, as well as the directions for use, storage needs for medications, importance of compliance fills in for pharmacy staff as necessary. evaluates and fixes potential drug therapy issues that are discovered through any and all accessible sources, including the patient and pharmacy information system, in accordance with established policies and procedures.
Consults with medical professionals regarding patient pharmaceutical care and treatment, relevant clinical diagnoses, drug combinations and dosage forms, and other variables that could affect the course of treatment and the activity of medications; suggests modifications to medication therapy and/or use as necessary to ensure the best therapeutic outcomes and most cost-effective prescribing.
Provides instructional sessions for patients, other medical professionals, and pharmacists while taking part in the assigned education and training programs. participates in programs for quality management. Assigned to hospitalized or outpatient patients, evaluates and oversees their drug therapy to ensure the best therapeutic outcomes and most cost-effective prescribing. provides management with recommendations for system or operational upgrades to improve the department’s services. examines the operation of the preparation and dispensing equipment for pharmaceuticals and notifies the proper staff of any issues. A safe, secure, and productive work environment is maintained by keeping the workspace and equipment organized and tidy. participates in programs for quality management.
Answers and places calls in compliance with the assigned tasks and telephone access criteria. Exemplifies the organization’s vision and the pharmacy’s mission by helping members’ health and contentment by giving them access to the right medications, information, and professional services in a pleasant, kind, and timely manner. carries out additional tasks as needed. Special Note: Depending on the pharmacy’s location, specific duties could change.
- Intern Pharmacist License (California)
- Must be licensed as an Intern Pharmacist by the State of California.
- Excellent verbal and written English-speaking communication skills.
- Knowledge of Federal and Sate laws, regulations and standards regarding the provision of pharmaceutical services.
- Ability to extract pertinent information from the patient or other sources and relate it to the patients medical management plan.
- Ability to learn and operate pharmacy computer systems and other equipment.
- Requires standing for long periods of time, read fine print, communicate with co-workers and patients, lift/transport 1-50lbs, light to moderate carrying, pulling, pushing, walking, frequent bending, stooping and reaching.
- Variable days and hours